Oral and maxillofacial surgery involves surgical procedures that help treat diseases, injuries, and defects in the hard and soft tissues of the jaws, face, neck. and head.
As you prepare for a dental procedure/surgery, your dentist would advise on the below pre-op surgical instructions as below:
- Be sure to consume your morning medication unless the surgeon suggests not to
- Avoid chewing tobacco related products for at least eight hours prior to your surgery
- Ensure that teeth is clean prior to surgery
- The patient may wear comfortable and loose clothing for their appointment
It is always advised to accompany yourself with an adult or a guardian as you appear for the surgical procedure.